Mr Andrew Fenn > Atkin Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Atkin Chambers
1, Atkin Building, Gray's Inn
LONDON
WC1R 5AT
England

Position

Andrew has acted as junior counsel on large litigations, international and domestic arbitrations, and in the Court of Appeal. He has enjoyed broadening the scope of his international arbitration practice with instructions arising out of disputes in Oman, Egypt, Dubai, Doha, Qatar, Singapore, Russia and Gibraltar.

Andrew also appears regularly as sole counsel in court and adjudication hearings, assisting with drafting and providing tactical advice at every stage, including: pre-action protocol, pleadings, disclosure, witness statements and expert reports, negotiations, applications and hearings including summary judgment, security for costs, CMCs and trial.

“He is tenacious and of enormous help on complicated fact-specific cases,” says one source, while others describe him as a “work-horse”. Instructing solicitors appreciate his keenness to work with them as part of a team, and clients value his “commercial awareness and well thought-out advice on complicated matters.” 

Career

Called 2007, Gray’s Inn.

Languages

Andrew has a good working knowledge of French.

Memberships

Andrew is a member of the SCL.

Education

Educated St. John’s College, Cambridge MA. Birkenhead Scholar of Gray’s Inn.

Lawyer Rankings

Middle East: The English Bar > Construction

(Leading juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Andrew FennAtkin ChambersAndrew is a star in the making.  He is extremely clever, able to get into complex detail quickly and is very useful friendly. His written work is particularly impressive.’

London Bar > Construction

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Andrew Fenn Atkin Chambers ‘Andrew is absolutely excellent in driving forward the path to a successful strategy. His written advocacy is first-class from the first draft he issues. His oral advocacy is calm, measured, robust and highly persuasive.’

London Bar > International arbitration: counsel

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Andrew FennAtkin Chambers ‘Andrew is absolutely excellent in joining the legal team and driving forward the path to a successful strategy. He gets across the core issues that have to be won and helps massively with guiding the client team and experts to produce what is needed to support the case. His written advocacy is first class from the first draft he issues. His oral advocacy is calm, measured, robust and highly persuasive.’